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Thursday, March 23
Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was in Illinois today to protest abortion at Planned Parenthood. Several abortion rights and reproductive health organizations held a press conference to contradict King's claims and ask that she join them in their anti-poverty work, work her uncle would support.